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Lampard says Chelsea have striking options if Abraham ruled out

London (AFP) – Frank Lampard says Chelsea can cope without leading scorer Tammy Abraham after the England striker suffered an ankle injury scare in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with 10-man Arsenal. Abraham hobbled off the Stamford Bridge turf at full-time as Chelsea failed to capitalise on old boy David Luiz’s red card, thwarted by Hector Bellerin’s late equaliser. Cesar Azpilicueta thought he had scrambled Chelsea to victory with a neat finish only to see Bellerin steal a share of the spoils, after Gabr...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Blues, Olivier Giroud, Frank Lampard, Stamford Bridge, Inter Milan, Edinson Cavani, David Luiz, Hector Bellerin, Jorginho, Michy Batshuayi

Rooster kills man during illegal cockfight

In Pragadavaram village in India's state of Andhra Pradesh, a man was killed by a rooster during an illegal cockfight. The birds' owners tie razors to the animals' natural spurs and fight them to the death. From the New Zealand Herald: As one of the organisers held the bird, preparing to release it into the arena, it struggled free and lashed out, inflicting a deep wound on the victim who stood nearby. Cockfights were banned by the Indian Supreme Court as part of the 1960 Prevention of Cru...
Tags: Post, London, News, India, Birds, Animal Cruelty, Indian Supreme Court, Andhra Pradesh, New Zealand Herald, Roosters, Makar Sankranti, Cockfighting, Pragadavaram

Man held in Denmark over London murder of Flamur Beqiri

Suspect in custody pending extradition proceedings to UK over Christmas Eve shootingA 22-year-old man has been arrested at Copenhagen airport on suspicion of murdering Flamur Beqiri, a Swedish record label executive, outside his home in London on Christmas Eve.The suspect was held by Danish police just before 7pm on Monday after flying in from Thailand, according to Kvällsposten, a Swedish newspaper. Danish authorities were acting on a European arrest warrant circulated by Scotland Yard. Continu...
Tags: UK, London, Scotland, UK News, Thailand, Denmark, Copenhagen, Flamur Beqiri, Kvällsposten

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Jeff Bezos' phone was reportedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2018. Bezos reportedly had had a friendly text exchange with bin Salman, after which Salman sent a video file — believed to be malicious — that compromised Bezos' phone when opened. Trump and Macron declared a ceasefire on the escalating trade war over France's anti-tech tax. The fight began in July when France approved a 3% tax on revenue ge...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, UK, Cook, London, California, Ebay, France, US, Trends, Nasa, Fbi, Netflix, Tim Cook

Wuhan: The London-sized city where the virus began

It may not be as famous as Beijing or Shanghai, but Wuhan is a huge city with global connections.
Tags: London, News, Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan

Tory MPs urge PM to deliver 'long overdue' HS2 in joint letter

Over 40 MPs have warned against making ‘false choice’ over rail infrastructure project More than 40 Conservative MPs have written to the prime minister to urge him not to cancel HS2, exposing deep divisions within the party over the future of the new railway line from London to the north of England.At least 30 MPs, including former international development secretary Andrew Mitchell, signed a joint letter on Tuesday night that calls on Boris Johnson to deliver the “long overdue” rail line in ful...
Tags: England, London, UK News, Rail transport, Boris Johnson, Andrew Mitchell, Hs2

Flight Shaming: Is Flying Bad for the Environment?

Posted: 1/21/2020 | January 20th, 2020 As people become more conscious of their environmental impact on the world, there’s been an increased focus on air travel — and, over the past year, a corresponding increase in “flight shaming”. The term is coined from the Swedish flygskam, which means “flight shame” i.e. you personally feel shame about flying but, unsurprisingly, it has devolved into shaming others for flying due to its carbon footprint. After all, there is no denying that flying increas...
Tags: Travel, London, La, Environment, US, Nasa, Ecotourism, Flying, Vienna, United States, Paris, European Commission, Brussels, Hostelworld, Environmental Protection Agency EPA, ICAO

Financier banking on flexible football transfer strategy

London (AFP) – Even for the heavyweights of world football, raising vast sums of cash to fund transfers can be tricky. That’s where Jason Traub’s firm 23 Capital comes in. The company is operating at... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Jason Traub

Arteta hopes 10-man Arsenal’s grit points to brighter future

London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta hopes the resilience his side showed in twice coming from behind while a man down to hold Chelsea 2-2 at Stamford Bridge proves a “stepping stone” to a... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Arsenal, Stamford Bridge, Mikel Arteta, Afp, Arteta, AFP Arsenal

Super-rich elites making London 'off-limits'

Moving to London is unaffordable for those from poorer backgrounds, says social mobility report.
Tags: UK, London, News

Chelsea admit they miss USMNT’s Pulisic

Since USMNT star Christian Pulisic was injured in training in the first week of January, Chelsea have lost against Newcastle, drawn with Arsenal and blown away Burnley. MORE: Premier League schedule ] In the two games where they've dropped points they've missed Pulisic's genius in the final third with both Willian and Callum Hudson-Odoi easily shackled by Arsenal in their London derby. Chelsea admitted as much when speaking after the 2-2 draw against Arsenal on Tuesday, an Arsenal...
Tags: London, News, Chelsea, Arsenal, Newcastle, Burnley, USMNT, Willian, Christian Pulisic, Callum Hudson Odoi

Ten-man Arsenal hold Chelsea in torrent of late Premier League goals

London (AFP) – Ten-man Arsenal slowed Chelsea’s charge for a Champions League place on Tuesday as Manchester City kept up their distant pursuit of Liverpool with victory at Sheffield United on a dramatic evening of... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Sheffield United, Afp

David Attenborough documentary

The newest documentary from legendary British broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough is coming out soon, and it’s not exactly a feel-good movie. The environmentalist and voice behind “Blue Planet,” “Planet Earth,” and “Seven Worlds, One Planet,” among many others, is urging the world to take action against the climate emergency in his upcoming documentary, “David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet.” “The living world is a unique and spectacular marvel,” he says, “yet the way we huma...
Tags: Travel, London, Climate Change, Earth, Bbc, David Attenborough, All, Attenborough, Royal Albert Hall, Climate Change Documentary, David Attenborough Documentary

Ten-man Arsenal hold Chelsea in torrent of Premier League late goals

London (AFP) – Ten-man Arsenal slowed Chelsea’s charge for a Champions League place on Tuesday as Manchester City kept up their distant pursuit of Liverpool with victory at Sheffield United on a dramatic evening of... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Sheffield United, Afp

Ten-man Arsenal battle back to hold Chelsea

London (AFP) – Ten-man Arsenal twice came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw at Chelsea despite a nightmare return to Stamford Bridge for David Luiz. The Brazilian was sent-off after just 26 minutes for... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Stamford Bridge, David Luiz, Afp

Ten-man Arsenal hit back to earn point against Chelsea

Arsenal overcome David Luiz's dismissal against his old club to twice come from behind against Chelsea in an eventful London derby.
Tags: London, News, Chelsea, David Luiz

Chelsea 2-2 Arsenal: Hector Bellerin earns Arsenal point in London derby

Arsenal overcome David Luiz's dismissal against his old club to twice come from behind against Chelsea in an eventful London derby.
Tags: London, Football, Chelsea, Arsenal, David Luiz, Hector Bellerin

Aguero fires Man City to win as Southampton climb table

London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero fired Manchester City to a 1-0 victory against Sheffield United on Tuesday as Southampton climbed into the top half of the Premier League table with a win at Crystal Palace.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Southampton, Manchester City, Sheffield United, Sergio Aguero, Man City, Agüero, Afp, Crystal Palace Visit

Oil Claws Back Some Losses on Prolonged Libyan Export Crisis - Bloomberg

Oil Claws Back Some Losses on Prolonged Libyan Export Crisis - Bloomberg:Oil erased some earlier declines as concern mounted about supply disruptions in Libya and Iraq despite ample output from other major producers.Futures trimmed losses to settle little changed near $58 a barrel in New York on Tuesday. The Libyan port crisis that strangled exports from North Africa’s biggest oil supplier extended into a fourth day. Meanwhile, spreading unrest in Iraq threatened shipments from OPEC’s No. 2 prod...
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EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 24

NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues with a slate of mid-week matches, highlighted by today’s London derby as Chelsea host rival Arsenal at Stamford Bridge at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. ... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Epl, Stamford Bridge, Nbc Sports, NBCSN, Leagues: EPL, NBC Sports Gameweek

'Out of control': one in 50 homes in London a short-term let

Councillors criticise trend ‘at a time when almost one in 50 Londoners is homeless’Short-term lettings through Airbnb and other online platforms are “growing out of control” in London with up to one in 50 of all homes now estimated to be available, town hall bosses have claimed.The spread of short term lets is encouraging antisocial behaviour and criminality with residents increasingly complaining about them being used as party houses and for prostitution and drug dealing, councils in the capita...
Tags: England, London, Society, UK News, Homelessness, Airbnb

A Look Forward to 2020: Bundling Shows Life

[Note from the editor: We publish a Weekly Transmission for Geek Estate Mastermind members that consists of long-form articles covering the spectrum from shipping container co-living spaces to the battle for listing acquisition in the first iBuyer world war. Below is a sample Transmission, a collection of 2020 predictions and trends sourced from members.  —Drew Meyers] A Look Forward to 2020: Bundling Shows Life BY DREW MEYERS Originally Published: January 14th, 2020 We’ve spent the last ...
Tags: Asia, London, Craigslist, China, US, Radio, Brazil, North America, Seattle, Zillow, Dotloop, Trulia, Keller, Louis Vuitton, Aecom, Gary

Hugo Weaving Not Returning as Agent Smith in Matrix 4

Hugo Weaving not returning as Agent Smith in Matrix 4 In an exclusive interview with Time Out, Hugo Weaving (The Matrix franchise, The Lord of the Rings franchise, V for Vendetta) revealed that due to scheduling conflicts, he will not be reprising his iconic Matrix antagonist Agent Smith in the upcoming The Matrix 4. “It’s unfortunate but actually, I had this offer [for The Visit] and then the offer came from The Matrix, so I knew it was happening but I didn’t have dates. I thought [I] could ...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Australia, Warner Bros, Smith, David Mitchell, Wilson, Max Riemelt, Agent Smith, Lana Wachowski, ComingSoon, Movie News, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Hugo Weaving, Lambert Wilson

The mounting cost of HS2 is financial and environmental | Letters

Guardian readers question the value of the high speed rail infrastructure projectLarry Elliott is right on the environmental case against HS2 (Growth versus green? The short-term view always prevails, Journal, 16 January). However, he’s wrong about the level of support for HS2 in the north. The most vocal advocates of this costly and unnecessary scheme are the leaders of Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham – cities that are doing pretty well already. HS2 would give a huge boost to these cities thro...
Tags: London, Environment, UK News, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Rail transport, Birmingham, Crossrail, Hs2, Leeds, Journal, Elliott, Manchester Leeds, Trans Pennine, south east Some, Paul SalvesonBolton

New The Gentlemen Clip: Matthew McConaughey Teaches Henry Golding a Lesson

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Gentlemen clip: Matthew McConaughey teaches Henry Golding a lesson Ahead of the film’s theatrical release this Friday, STXfilms has released a new clip from writer-director Guy Ritchie’s upcoming crime movie The Gentlemen, featuring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey’s Mickey Pearson as he teaches Henry Golding’s character a hard lesson about the rule of the jungle. Check out the video in the player below (via Fandango)! RELATED: Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen Trailer S...
Tags: Video, London, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Disney, Sherlock Holmes, Guy Ritchie, Ritchie, Movie News, Jason Wong, Henry Golding, STX Films, Marn Davies, Ivan Atkinson, Matthew McConaughey Dallas Buyers Club Hugh Grant, Mickey Pearson

Leicester boss Rodgers confident Chilwell and Choudhury have learned lesson

London (AFP) – Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is confident Ben Chilwell and Hamza Choudhury have learned their lesson after missing a training session last week. Rodgers left England international defender Chilwell and midfielder Choudhury out... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Ben Chilwell, Afp, Rodgers, Chilwell, Choudhury, Hamza Choudhury

China's ByteDance is courting European game developers, and sources say it's mulling a casual-games platform for TikTok to rival Facebook and Snapchat

ByteDance, the Chinese tech giant that owns TikTok, is courting European developers as it looks to mobile games as a means to bolster its growing popularity. At a gaming conference on Monday in London, a ByteDance exec dropped hints about the firm's thinking on a casual-gaming platform akin to the instantly playable games available on Facebook or Snapchat.  ByteDance is already known to be working on standalone games, but industry sources said the firm was mulling integrating casual gaming dir...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Elon Musk, UK, London, Pinterest, China, US, Trends, Snapchat, Tencent, Dam, App Annie, Van Dam, Bytedance

Josh Gad Spoiled ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ for Himself By Visiting the Set

Josh Gad, the star of Frozen, Pixels and Murder on the Orient Express, has famously been bugging Star Wars franchise star Daisy Ridley to reveal the secrets of the new trilogy before the movies were released. His most recent attempt even involved bringing in some of Disney’s most valuable players in an attempt to learn everything he could before the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But it turns out, the biggest secret of the movie was already spoiled for Josh Gad when he visited the...
Tags: Hbo, London, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Conan, Lucasfilm, Lol, Daisy Ridley, J J Abrams, Bruce Willis, Rey, Palpatine, Skywalker, Orient Express

Other Fiction Braddon, Mary Elizabeth: Joshua Haggards Tochter Band 4 v1.0 [German] 21.01.2020

Mary Elizabeth Braddon (* 4. Oktober 1837 in London; † 4. Februar 1915 in Richmond upon Thames) war eine englische Schriftstellerin. Mary Elizabeth Braddon war eine der populärsten Schriftstellerinnen des viktorianischen England. Sie war das, was man heute eine Bestsellerautorin nennt. Ihre Themen waren vorwiegend Kriminal- und Gespenstergeschichten, auch Gesellschafts- und Abenteuererzählungen entstammten ihrer Feder.[Wikipedia] Hier >Joshua Haggards Tochter Band 4< ...
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Newcastle sign Bentaleb on loan from Schalke

London (AFP) – Newcastle have signed Algeria midfielder Nabil Bentaleb on loan from Schalke for the rest of the season, the club announced on Tuesday. Newcastle have negotiated an option to make the move permanent... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Newcastle, Algeria, Schalke, Afp, Nabil Bentaleb, Bentaleb, AFP Newcastle